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Net Cafe: Web StartUps - Oct 6, 2000


Published 10/6/00


Google co-founder Sergei Brin and former San Francisco 49er's quarterback Steve Young are featured guests in this episode. Brin talks about the "new" search engine called Google and how it works; Steve Young talks about his life after football which includes being Chairman of the Board of an internet startup called found.com. Also featured is Douglas Boxer, son of California Senator Barbara Boxer. He started a new web site called voter.com. Other sites reviewed include ideadollar.com and octopus.com. Shot on location at the Metreon cyber cafe in San Francisco. Hosts are Sara O'Brien, Andrew deVries, and Stewart Cheifet.


Run time 29:16:00

Reviews

Reviewer: Tyler - - November 2, 2013
Subject: Cool vintage NetCafe footage
Google's segment starts at 18:20. the in-page video stream works great. Audio is only 1 channel (left) though. Cool to see the early vintage footage of silicon valley.
Reviewer: VictorCharlesIII - - October 21, 2007
Subject: Sound quality is poor
I think it's great to be able to watch these episodes, but even with my sound turned up full-blast, the sound is not very loud.
Reviewer: bpr - - December 16, 2005
Subject: Great Quality Control
So whatever happened to that Typesetting startup?

Honestly, would it be that tough to write a spider that runs through the site and checks that the links and filenames match?
Reviewer: Mr.Moor - - February 15, 2005
Subject: Something funny is going on around here
I tried to play the Real Stream of this file but the film "How to set type" is what actually played in my player. I think the link is screwy. Also the QT file wouldn't play at all.
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